Budget Matters Blog

Category: Health Care


A Trump Budget: Will Congress repeal Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act)?

So what’s standing in the way of repealing the Affordable Care Act?


Open Community Forum this Friday

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.


Congress finally made a deal to clean up Flint’s water. Are there more infrastructure deals to come?

 In the coming months, as we usher in a new administration and Congress, there will be an opportunity to finally invest in infrastructure that would strengthen America for decades to come.


Our Failure to Invest in Infrastructure Is Literally Making Us Sick: #JusticeforFlint

The residents of Flint have gone without clean water for 748 days, and counting.


Competing Visions: Our Budget, Our Priorities

We've just released our analysis of federal budget proposals. Trust us - you're going to want to see this. 


Webinar: 2017 Budget Proposals vs Americans' Priorities

In an upcoming webinar, we'll explain the differences between major budget proposals and share information about how you can influence the budget to shift our nation’s priorities.


Can Obama Defund Abstinence-Only Education?

The headline reads, “Obama eliminates ‘abstinence only’ education from federal budget.” But can he really do that?


State of the Union: 2016

Last night, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union address. Take our short poll below!


President Obama's Last State of the Union: A look back

Today President Obama will give his final State of the Union address. A look back at seven years of president's budgets and our predictions about what you'll hear tonight.


Congress Narrowly Averts Shutdown

Just seven hours before federal agencies ran out of money, Congress passed a continuing resolution that temporarily funds the government until December 11.